The Resume is The Critical First Step to Getting Hired

By Louise King, National Director of Recruiting So you have a found a job that looks like it’s right up your alley?  “Perfect for me,” you might say. “I have all the right attributes and experience for this job,” you say. It might be the perfect fit for you, and you for it, but there will be a flood of other job seekers answering that ad at the same time. You’ll need to find a way to stand out, so that recruiter gives you the attention you deserve. An outstanding resume is crucial! As the saying goes, “You’ll never get a second chance to make a good first impression.”  Your resume is that first impression.  Following some basic rules will make your chances of moving to the next steps in the hiring process much greater. Here are some key tricks of the trade that will help your resume stand ...

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How to Find Hidden ROI in Your Hospital or Healthcare System

CFOs of health systems must continually challenge staff to look for opportunities to run more efficiently. They need to search for and access the “Hidden ROI.” Cost-cutting big ticket items may be an option, but many times the real opportunities are in better management of the ”small stuff,” specifically in revenue cycle and supply chain. These smaller line items can add up and produce significant improvements and savings. In a recent article in Executive Insight Magazine, Hardesty partner Tim De Cou offered some advice on how to do that. Tim’s basic premise is that CFOs must foster an environment in their health systems that continually challenges the status quo and searches for better operation and the most effective ways to cut costs. REVENUE CYCLE Revenue cycle management improves the ...

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Discovering Hidden ROI

Executive Insight http://healthcare-executive-insight.advanceweb.com/sharedResources/EBook/2015/January/XI010515/index.html#/20/   Experts share real solutions to improve health systems’ operating margins Health systems have historically been so focused on “home runs” that sometimes the “small stuff” can get missed. In the nottoo-distant past, “census hides all sins” was an approach many health systems used to use new revenue streams as a means to work out operational challenges. Today, higher census may not be the answer, especially with the constraints of the Affordable Care Act. Health systems need real solutions to improve their operating margins; they need to search for and access the “hidden ROI.” CFOs must continually challenge health system departments to look for opportunitie ...

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Best Practices of CFOs

The Price of Business https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Q3yMo4Cwog

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Consulting and Employment: The Blurred Line

CFO Thought Leader http://www.cfothoughtleader.com/cfopodcasts/104-consulting-employment-blurred-line-karl-hardesty-ceo-hardesty-llc/   104: Consulting and Employment: The Blurred Line, Karl Hardesty, CEO, Hardesty LLC jack@cfothoughtleader.com Where does consulting end and employment begin inside the burgeoning world of interim CFOs? Join us as Karl Hardesty CEO and co-founder of “CFO-for-hire” upstart Hardesty, LLC helps us to chart the blurring line that is quickly altering the C-suite’s management dynamics. CFOs in the Line of Fire “The CFO role is a hot seat right now. It’s a two to three years stint these days. … CFOs have more of a target on their back. If a company misses a forecast it’s always the CFO’s fault, and meanwhile there is a lot of people involved in making that for ...

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